Yin Guo MD, PhD

Dr. Guo was born and raised in China and received her M.D. degree there. She joined Dr. Sherwood's lab at UTMB in 2010 and followed the lab to Vanderbilt University, where she completed her PhD. degree in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology. Her dissertation focused on mechanisms of acute sepsis-induced systemic inflammation and multiple organ injuries with emphasis on the roles of natural killer (NK), NKT and cytotoxic T lymphocytes, as well as the pro-inflammatory cytokine interleukin-15. Following completing of her doctoral studies, she continued in the lab as a postdoctoral fellow with a research focus on the immunmetabolism of macrophages in response to the TLR4 agonist MPLA. Dr. Guo is currently a Pathology resident physician at Columbia University.